The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill, 2017 removes the security net that exists around our nationally protected monuments.
The draft, prepared by a group of eminent citizens, also envisages non-heterosexual marriage.
The Champaran satyagraha was the first intersection of peasant unrest and the national movement, an assured guarantee for the ultimate success of the latter.
The lynch mob is now targeting one of Delhi University’s most loved and respected professors.
“What RSS promotes is fantasy not history….There is nothing common between history and such mythology.”
Expressing concern at the growing number of cases of murdered bloggers in Bangladesh, organisations and individuals raise questions on what the government is doing.
Historians should reject both excessive focus on precolonial Islamic violence, as well as a secular whitewashing that is insensitive to local memories and histories.
New Delhi: The noted historian Romila Thapar has issued a statement making it clear that contrary to reports in some sections of the media, she did not take part in an event organised by the Congress party think-tank, the Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies, on Friday. “I […]
New Delhi: A collective assault on reason – that is how a gathering of academics and activists this weekend described the ongoing attack on individuals, institutions, history, ideas and education that has been gathering pace across the country “ever since the RSS-dominated BJP government” came to power at the Centre. Organised here by […]